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Peter Hurford

The Organ At Sydney Opera (CD)

While playing organs worldwide, and concentrating his work in his native England, Peter Hurford nonetheless gave recitals on organs across Australia throughout his long career. However, he hardly played an instrument more dazzling in its impact and variety than the organ which was installed at the Sydney Opera House.


1. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
2. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (arr. Hurford) TOMASO ALBINONI (1671–1751) Arranged by REMO GIAZOTTO (1910–1998)
3. Adagio in G minor JEREMIAH CLARKE (c.1673–1707)
4. Trumpet Tune in D major (arr. Hurford) FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809–1847)
5. Wedding March (from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’) CÉSAR FRANCK (1822–1890)
6. Chorale No. 2 in B minor HERBERT MURRILL (1909–1952)
7. Carillon HENRY WALFORD DAVIES (1869–1941)
8. Solemn Melody CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR (1844-1937)
9. Toccata (from Symphony No. 5)